Victim of fatal house fire identified - - Jackson, MS

Victim of fatal house fire identified

Source: WLBT Source: WLBT

Jackson fire officials are investigating a house fire that left one person dead on Wednesday night.

36-year-old Murphy Wilson was found dead in the bedroom of the home on East Drive.

He was the only one inside the home.

We're told that the fire started in the bedroom where Wilson was found at about 7:30 pm.

Police say that his 2002 brown Ford Explorer is missing from the home and they are trying to locate it.

Jackson Arson Investigator Gregory Travis says the case is being treated as a death pending investigation until an autopsy is conducted.

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